Rosmarie Trapp, the daughter of Georg von Trapp and Maria Augusta Kutschera, has died at 93. On May 13, 2022, the member of the famed Trapp Family Singers “passed away peacefully,” after a day “in the presence of loved ones,” said her family in an Instagram post.
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Fred Rogers, the famous good neighbor, spread a message of service during his lifetime.
The California condor—Gymnogyps californianus—was once king of the Western skies.
Artist Frida Kahlo is famous for her creative self-portraits and dramatic eyebrows. The woman behind the now iconic legend is just as fascinating as her work. A communist, polio survivor, and the first Mexican artist to be included in the Louvre collections, her legacy is rich and varied.
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Murals are beautiful to look at, but can they make our cities and towns safer?
Solar panels are an increasingly popular form of renewable energy. Whether used off-grid, on mini-grids, or as part of large energy systems, these panels are becoming more accessible and affordable. They transform the sun's radiation into usable energy, which is often stored in batteries for use once the sun goes down. A research team at Stanford University is working to solve the problem of bulky batteries and dark hours.
Bears are often overlooked among the dwindling animal species of our planet.
At 95 years old, Sir David Attenborough is still actively advocating for the environment.
Are you wishing to travel to the fairytale-like cities of Europe but are North America-bound for now? Québec City, the capital of the beautiful Canadian province of Québec, has all the charm of cathedrals, chateaus, and magnificent vistas. It is the perfect weekend trip for history nerds and winter sports enthusiasts alike. The only walled city north of Mexico, Québec City is the crown jewel of French-speaking Canada.
Comets are basically icy space trash left over from the formation of the planets of our Solar System.
Ukrainians are still holding their ground and defending against the invading Russian forces eight weeks into the brutal conflict.